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nature turned up the oven to roast here in maryland and all along the east coast. temperature records aren't just breaking, they're popping. as the mercury flows past 100 in many parts of maryland. good evening, i'm kelly swoope. the heat headlines are remarkable. a record at bwi today, 105 degrees. and just think, a couple of months ago it was a record snowfall. now, not las vegas, not phoenix, but frederick was among if not the hots spots in the entire country today, a scorching 106 degrees. and csx which owns the tracks which carry the camden line cut the speed of commuter trains in half because the extreme heat can cause the rails to bend under pressure. >>> maryland is broiling again. and more looks to be on the way. wyatt is here with the first forecast. >> after record smashing heat across maryland today i wish i could tell you things are about to let upment we'll see relief tomorrow. it's not going to happen. we'll see just as much heat, a carbon copy. let's take a look at what we're seeing right now. we just dipped below 90 degrees in dc and baltimore, very, very hot evening
of the damage left behind from monday's storms >> the rain is welcomed in maryland in the powerful storms that hit yesterday afternoon. >> damage was sporadic with trees down. thunderstorms ripped through yesterday afternoon, for those hit hardest. >> water pouring down. it was hell >> the water was running down. >> reporter: it wasn't the rain. >> you heard this big boom and it sounded like a cannon going off. but it wasn't a cannon going off, it was lightening hitting the tree and the tree falling. >> reporter: lines were still hot and they're urging people to treat any line as dangerous. lightning caused one house fire >> the smoke from the vent in the middle and all of a sudden the fire started and the corner and that was it >> trees and heavy limbs fell. but no reports of injuries >> as bad as it is, power went out, we are grateful that no one got hurt. >> reporter: they continue to restore power down from a high of 50 homes and businesses without electricity. >> stay with us for first-warning weather coverage. for updates and live radar, log onto wjz.com any time >>> a maryland gir
>>> seismic shock. an earthquake rocks maryland, shaking many people out of the sound sleep. hi, everybody. i'm kai jackson. here's what people are talking about. wjz has more on this event. tim williams has more on the actual quake. but we begin with alex demetrick, who spoke with people who experienced it this morning. >> well, it was small, as earthquakes go. but it was still large enough to set a record in maryland and press some nerves on edge. >>> baltimore is a long way from earthquake country. but the city shook. >> the dog woke me up, wining -- whining and crying. and then the earthquake happened. shook the bed. i couldn't figure out what that was. i had never experienced that before. but then after it happened, she hopped right back up in bed and with the went back to sleep. >> reporter: a state seismograph picked up the quake. >> a small earthquake. but as far as maryland goes, it's something that's a little stronger than we've experienced in recent past. most of the earthquakes are running from a sort of magnitude 1 to 2 range. >> centered between rockville, and lees
'm steve chenevey. >> i'm allison seymour. we are in fantastic poolesvilleing maryland for this edition of hometown fridays. fox 5 morning news at 6:00 starts right now. very we are in fantastic poolesville, maryland. >> we give a big welcome on this friday morning. a beautiful sunrise and we are in northwestern n that this montgomery county. it is week number four for our hometown fridays and we're very happy to be with some of the good folks here in poolesville, maryland. already some folks coming out to say hi to us this morning. >> we are about an hour away from the nation's capital. technically, 35 miles from the white house. but this world out here is a world away from the hustle and bustle of the nation's capital. this area was founded on farming. while agriculture might not be the mainstay anymore, the charm of rural life remains. >> you can get here about 45 minutes from downtown washington if you don't have traffic to deal with. we have quite a bit coming up including the big history of this small town. we'll tap into the expertise of a couple of local historians including on
runoff, i give it about a 50% chance. most of the rain is up in pennsylvania and western maryland. that stuff will be moving east. maybe take an umbrella with you even though it is not raining right now. it will be a warm and humid day with a high temperature near 93. we have much better news going into the weekend. first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. one problem of note. it is on windsor mill road. there is an accident there. watch for possible delays. 52 miles per hour on southbound 95. the north side is in great shape. 64 on the northwest corner at reisterstown road. 795 checking out fine. 11 minutes on the outer loop north side. nine minutes traveling south on 895 to the harbor tunnel. we will give you a live look outside. so far so good on harford road. on the west side, checking out fine here at liberty road. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. over to good morning. >> we begin with some breaking news. the military cargo plane has crashed in southern alaska. the national guard said the cargo plane went down air force base inndorf alaska. the crash will b
be higher depending on how much energy they use. maryland has roasted on a number of days under the scorching sun this summer. the price for cool air can cause few stacks of green backs. if you constantly run your ac, you can prepare for higher than normal bills because of the extreme hot june and july. >> we strongly encourage our customers to reduce usage. >> 18 days were under 90 degrees. last year in june there weren't any days under 80 degrees. susan brown and her family say they are not affected by energy spikes because they use energy building. >> i don't have a problem with my bg & e bill because i am on the budget plan and my budget has been $237 for a couple of years. >> reporter: the average high for m maryland, 79.9 degrees and we're going to get even hotter. >>> new developments tonight in the gulf oil crisis just a short time ago. the federal government ordered dozens of ships to evacuate the site of the broken well as tropical storm bonnie is expected to head straight for it. here's a look at the ruptured well under water after several days of debate. tonight bp s
>>> now, good morning maryland at 9:00. >> thursday morning, 9:00, thanks so much for joining us, i'm megan pringle. >> and i'm jamie costello. great morning. tough topics for kids when a disaster happens or a war, how do you approach it with your children? we're going to get some advice. >> and we are going to get a visit from the maryland cash academy. >> i like that. we all need that and we're also going to tell you about the first ever crab bash to be held in baltimore. we have three chefs from some of the best restaurants in the city. so that's another thing that is happening this morning, plus the doctor always gives advice and gets it from us. you basically call in, you have a question about your dog or cat. he'll answer it here live on the air. >> and he is singing about his hometown, highland town. that's the name of his band, highland town. >> i love it. >> do you say holland town? >> that's it, baby. we'll be with john in a couple minutes. >>> all those stories ahead. today, it is all about breaking records. >> this involves sports and a great cause. > abc2 new
. spotlight on maryland weather in about 8 minutes. i got that right today. >> reporter: we've been following an early morning traffic alert for you. weather impacting our roads this morning. we're taking a live shot here. the east highway is closed in both directions between joans mill road and connecticut. the way to get around it if you're headed westbound use connecticut at joans bridge road. take that to joans mill and that will get you back on the east highway. all of this is posted at wusa9.com. moving the shot over into arlington. that's where we have a tree that knocked down some wire. another weather related problem out here on north military road. the road is closed at 31st but happy to report you can take north pollard street of to 30th to get around it. also take note that traffic lights could be out. 66 headed eastbound. your delay is stretching from the fairfax county parkway from 123. thank you to an earlier accident. you're looking great up toward 66. not the case if you're on the outer loop in maryland because things are starting to drop speed between university over to geor
>>> brutal heat and humidity. this noon weather warnings take effect across maryland. >>> hello again. i'm jessica kartalija. here's what people are talking about. moments ago a heat advisory went into effect for most of maryland. the hot temperatures made more difficult as fire crews battled a blaze. many of them had to stop and hydrate after they put the flames out. the heat and humidity is building. baltimore city enacted its code red heat alert which emergency cooling centers are open. first, we begin with tim williams in the weather center. >> we'll show you the setup of this scenario. we have very hot air moving in from the south. it's all because of the bermuda high sitting offshore. we're looking at heat indexes in the low 100s. dangerous heat for us through today into tomorrow and into sunday before we start to get a break. for a little more of a look on how we are shaping up, let's send it to marty bass. >> it's really close out here. let's take a look at some temperatures around. what we're seeing is 94 degrees this noon hour. 94 degrees. the normal daytime high is 88
on the driver at the scene. >>> the maryland victim of the terrorist attack in uganda is in a hospital where show was flown for treatment. mike hellgren has more. >> reporter: her uncle says having her patients by her side has greatly lifted emily's spirits. classmates of emily kersetter held a prayer of support for the 16-year-old yesterday who's undergoing another surgical red your -- procedure today as she recovers from severe injuries including her legs being shattered. she had been doing missionary work with imoff verred -- impoverished children in africa. at the church in delaware, family and friends held a memorial service for the only american killed in the same suicide blast. his brother -- >> his life ended too early but we look at the few years god gave him. we're humble he was used in such a way. >> reporter: the group called al shabaab is reportedly planning more attacks. more than 70 people were killed and dozens more were wounded including five other missionaries with emily kersetter's group. this was the group's first terror attack outside of somali. the fbi is helping with s
. >> and we'll also be talking about green jobs. they're here in maryland and we'll talk about what's available and how you can learn more about it. >> i can't wait. i have a card shark in the studio. >> you love card games. and i love that close up magic. i could sit there for hours, and i do. when you spend time with him, he has a new book out. he doesn't tell the tricks, he tells you how to do the shuffle and all of that stuff. >> and also, crystal is here to tell us about who to do to stay hydrated. we'll tell you how to get food and high to stay hydrated. >> i love her fun tips. >>> have you seen this report? that means plenty of eat and drink. the food, is it safe to eat? we'll investigate the fairs and the conditions. paula shows us what they found. >> hotdog, get your hotdogs. >> stadiums and arena, feed millions annually, they haven't caused a mass out break of food born illnds -- illnesses, but some are getting sick. and outside the line, there's reports for all of the concessions for all of the venues in the united states and canada operating in 2009. at 28% of the facili
of the national urban league and a university of maryland professor were also honored. meanwhile, the maryland and first lady lead a domestic violence convention meeting in downtown baltimore. they discussed ways that states can solve problems regarding firearms, which often escalate domestic situations into debt situations. the first lady is particularly passionate about this issue after working as a state prosecutor. >> i see the horror in these cases and the sadness too that it affects the entire family. often this of violence occurs in front of children. >> they are working on increasing firearms safety, but also unfair treatment of domestic violence victims by the courts. >> the fda kicked off a two day meeting today, reviewing the safety of the diabetes drug avandia. there may be a risk of heart attack linked to the drug and it could be pulled from the market. we have the latest. >> this is not typical for an fda commissioner to address an advisory committee. >> the food and drug administration headpin's and typical head's appearance shows the seriousness of this meeting. the diabetes dr
and in to western maryland now. let's switch to doppler real quick. southern pennsylvania, western maryland we have light showers at the moment. this is the line we will watch. back on the computer, temperatures are running at 80, a warm muggy morning. some 70s out there. cumberland you are the warm spot at 81. looking at the day at a glance, 84 by 9:00. 90 by noon. mostly cloudy and showers and storms by then. upper 80s for 5:00 as the showers and storms pull away. some of the storms, especially south, could be strong to severe. patranya bhoolsuwan is watching the roads. >> as you heard howard said scattered showers later on today but the road is right now dry. in and out of the beltway no major problems reported. just the traffic lights are out in montgomery county. let's switch to the live camera. 95 north no problems. on the beltway in virginia between braddock and i-66 as we switch over. no big problems on the west side of the beltway. good morning, maryland. on i-270 this morning heading down south from father hurley to split no problems, as well. and 95 and bw parkway as we
travel, 4th of july weekend is in full swing as thousands of marylanders and the police are hitting the roads. >>> and it's looking like the heat will return just in time for the holiday. meteorologist tim williams has the details coming up in your first warning weather forecast. eyewitness news saturday morning starts now. >>> good morning, welcome to eyewitness news this afternoon. an andrea fujii in for gigi barnett. >>> temperatures in the 60s. good morning to you. >> good morning to you. >>> a little chilly, enjoy the chill. >> it's going away after the next day or so. today we'll be warming up a little more than yesterday. the nice thing is we're dealing with a dry heat, which is not something we typically get to say in this region. the humidity will build by the end of the weekend into next week we'll deal with humidity and heat as well. your forecasted to temperatures in the 60s area wide. we'll be touching the 70s quickly. we're going up to a high of close to 90 degrees, look for sunshine. a little more humidity than yesterday. dew points will be low. we'll talk about how h
now, it's complete coverage, it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> i'm kye jackson. >> i'm mary bubala. the thunderstorms rumbling across maryland dumping a considerable amount of rain. we caught the downpours coming down a few minutes ago. the storms are heavier with thunder and lightning and others are getting some rain. first warning weather coverage, bob turk tracking the radar, we'll start with bob >> some of the heaviest rain you will see happened this afternoon. looking at radar, we have a batch of activity, it was moving east and northeast. just north of bel-air, and another batch over the city, towards chase, another batch now finally clearing the southern area, that's going to affect the city and still looking for a possible heavy downpour, dangerous lightning. >>> with this line, the heaviest threat is the rain. even with the extreatment heat last week, they were in the upper 50s to low 60s. it's much more muggy with more moisture. when we get the thunderstorms, there's a lot of rain coming out of the thunderstorms. that's what we're seeing we could see flooding. we w
if there was a return date on the airline ticket mary purchased for a trip from florida to maryland. they also want to know about any aberration on the number of calls she made to the family home and wanted to know what degree ronald kuntz had in psychology. twice, and jurors in the mary kuntz murder trial in sent questions to the judge. the 60-year-old woman is charged with the june 2009 murder of her estranged husband and the attempted murder of the couple's daughter, kelsey. 66-year-old ronald kuntz was shut -- was shot multiple times at his home. jurors asked for detailed definition of what they call conscious intent. the judge said out of an abundance of caution he gave them the definition of proof of intent. -jurors ask who pays for her psychiatric care if she goes to a mental institution. >> the defense objected to the proof of intent instruction by the judge, saying it was not clear exactly where the jury was in its deliberations. barry simms, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police have identified a man whose body was found outside of northwest baltimore home. a concerned resident called police after f
exit. in to maryland we go. actually 270 southbound. we will take it. 121 to the beltway moving at speed and 495 between 95 and 270, pretty sweet. no incidents or accidents to report at this time or any major delays. andrea, back to you. >>> at the top of the hour, we bring you some of the stories happening in your world today. all eyes will be on the atlantic and tropical storm bonnie. the path takes it over the florida keys by tonight. after that the storm will head to the gulf of mexico. it could make land fall by monday. >>> congress has until today to reject the district's legalization of medical marijuana. so far, no action is expected. even if it is allowed the rules and dispensaries could be months away. >>> the army 0 chief of staff holds a retire ceremony for general mcchrystal. he lost his job last month over comments he made at a magazine interview. he will still retire as a four star general. >>> also today metro riders are getting new promises about those hefty escalators. kristin fisher is live at the dupont circle station with more. >> metro is saying the chaos w
's hard to believe we cave the blue crab. it's no surprise that the creepy creatures a maryland favorite and for some the price doesn't matter. >> my wife said how much and i didn't even ask. >> reporter: we checked in a few months after talking to the owner e. buys whole seller who move them out of the gulf. they say there is no choice but to raise prices because the oil spill has cut down on crabbing efforts. the owner said several weeks after the disaster he had to pass along the price. >> they went up about four to five dollars a dozen. about a dozen and about 40 or $50 a bush el. >> reporter: a dozen charge large go for $55. much higher and one man will look for something else. >> price goes up to $75 or 100 a dozen we will think twice before we get them. >> reporter: the future is not certain since the oil spill is unprecedented but a report is not good news. sciencists with the university of southern mississippi have found drop lets of oil in the larvae of blue crabs. one said the effect could last years, not months. for now crabbers are having a good season helping balance the
with a lot of uncomfortable weather across maryland and much of the country. the steamy conditions made things difficult for public works crew trying to repair a water main break. not really a pleasant day to do just about anything outside. right now out there it's still very humid with an air quality alert in effect for the entire baltimore metro area. let's go to meteorologist bernadette woods. >> want to show that you the thunderstorms are off to the south, at least for now. we are going to open up this and show you there are a lot more thunderstorms out to the south but for the most part we don't have any in maryland now. the thing is, temperatures keep going up. 94 now, and you can see there are a lot of 90s around the entire state. when you factor in the dew points, it feels like 97 in baltimore, 98 in easton, 98 in elkton. so the heat is in place and it is going to continue. we'll have that forecast coming up. >> tonight 20 suspects are behind bars for the uganda terrorist bombing that injured an ellicott city teenager. her legs were shattered in the explosion. a johns hopkins wo
he is charged with child pornography. curiosity is what a maryland state trooper claims led to his online activity. 47-year-old bruce allen tucker is charged with possession and distribution of child pornography. >> he had to know it was illegal. >> baltimore county police began their investigation months ago. in june, they went to his house. the front door to the trooper's, still bears the marks where county police force it open. with the search warrant, they found more than 3000 images on his laptop. the pictures show children ages 2-14 performing various sex acts, tied up, or partially nude. in many of the photos, adults are involved in sexual activity with girls and boys. >> there is no indication at this time that he was involved in the taking of pictures or that he was depicted in in any of the images with these children. >> no one responded when we tried to contact tucker at his home. he was listed friday. according to court documents, he told investigators that in 2005 his wife cheating on him and left him. he became very depressed, felt worthless, and became angry. he bega
2 news. >>> and the state department of health and mental hygiene confirmed three more marylanders have died from heat- related illnesses, bringing the total deaths from heat up to 15. >> be smart. these are common sense approaches, they are really what applies here. and in addition, be on the lookout for your friends and neighbors who may be at a higher risk. >> we also want to emphasize all of the heat deaths so far, all of the victims had underlying medical conditions which put them at a greater risk. >>> a code red heat alert in effect for baltimore city for another hour and then tomorrow from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. those are the hours that the cooling centers will be open. remember for tips to keep cool, log on to our home page at abc2news.com, click on the weather tab, then our exclusive hot weather guide. >>> kelly, there have been places around baltimore today that have hit 100-degree. tomorrow i think most of the state gets there. i mean very few of us will be spared from triple-digits tomorrow and everyone feeling like 100 when you throw in the humidity. let's take a loo
it back on the table. >>> from a hospital t bed to the playing field. meet one of maryland's youngest participate in this year's transplant game. >>> it's going to be a scorcher. how hot will it get and when you will get some relief from the heat. >>> good morning. it's friday, july 23rd. you're taking a live look over the inner harbor as we get ready to start the weekend. a lot of people happy about that. because it's friday, that means it's your turn to sound off on our facebook page about anything you want. let us know what is on your mind and your response could air in our facebook feedback segment. juster just go to facebook.com baltimore to become a fan and join in the conversation. let us go to meteorologist steve fertig and let us know how hot it's going to be. when you talk about 100 it's going to be bad. >>> the temperatures will be up to 100 and 100 and beyond tomorrow. take a look through the central part of the state under the heat advisory from 9:00 this morning through tonight and also tomorrow we have an excessive heat watch that you see right now in philadelphia that
virginia is upping the annie on maryland. ú% live, in high definition, is fox 45 news "late edition". >> good evening, i am jennifee giibert. jeff bbrnd is off toniiht the and puts a lot of people at-risk.3 person was found dead in a home in baltimore..3 the air temperature inside of %-and so far, this year, eight people have died in maryland because of the hhat. and that stresses the importance of tryyng to stay cool in weather liie this. -> but stayiig cool is sink up a -ot oo energy. a warning from bge tonighttas sky high.d for eeeetricity is and keith daniels live in north baltimore with theeutility commany'' plan to hhlp preventt3 potential power problems.3 keithh >>well, jennifer, stand on anyyú day or nnght. in fact, bge said the hot than usual ddmand,,for customers to help ppevent, or help keep the power flowing. -ow bge workers are monitoring the electric grid syssem that powers 13 states, includingg3 maryland, in tis region. and they say that the increase %-overheat eeuipmmnt, which can result in power outages. -nd to prevent that, the utility company wants customers to
with traffic. >> justin, in baltimore city, fire crews are on the scene at west 25th street and maryland avenue. also police activity at washington boulevard. all of the big roadways are looking good. no crashes at this time. we have building volume. we'll check the travel times in just a few minutes. >>> a little fun on a roller coaster in ocean city turned into an unexpected trip for three people. linda, what happened? >> reporter: megan, police say the three who were hurt were all kids between the ages of 10 and 15. they were riding the tidal wave roller coaster when it malfunctioned. the children were take ton area hospitals for treatment. police say about 15 people were on the looping roller coaster when it malfunctioned. the park stayed open but the area around the ride was temporarily evacuated as inspectors tried to figure out what caused the accident. the ride did not reopen last night. no word on whether it will remain closed throughout the weekend. linda so, abc 2 news. >>> and the baltimore city police department is looking for a few good men and women. mayor stephanie rawlings-bl
" at 11:00. >> well, the heat slowed trains from maryland commuters. marc trains on the camden line forced to slow down. heat caused the track to expand. and that increases the chances of a train derailing. >> all across the state. thermometers hit temperatures we almost never see. chief meteorologist vytas reid is here with a look at how hot it got today and hot how hot it will get tomorrow. >> we're talking about the word being extreme. extreme in our weather as we have seen just about 90 days ago. we were dealing with piles of snow around baltimore. if we have not forgotten, largest snowfall for the winter season for the 2009, 2010 season of 79.9 inches of snowfall. and then a cool raining, short period of time for spring. and now we are seeing this record breaking temperatures. record high today of 105. out at bwi thurgood marshall airport. we're talking about temperatures warming through the day. up to 105. and an r stands for still rising. that was the number we got for a high. and the last record on july, july 6, was 1999. 11 years ago. and then we had 101 on that day. normally our
-atlantic region and maryland later on this afternoon. there is a lot of breaks in the overcast. we have enough sunshine to create that lived in the atmosphere to produce a thunderstorm later on this afternoon. right now, pretty sparse. mosely way off to a west and parts of tennessee and kentucky. the further we go into the day, the better the chance of seeing a thunderstorm pop up. temperatures in the upper 80s to 90 degrees. 84 in westminster, with a little bit of cloud cover north. a forecast is a mixture of sunshine and clouds this afternoon, hot and humid, a chance for a few thunderstorms. 40 percent in market that you will see it in your neighborhood -- 40% mark that you will see it in your neighborhood. keep an eye out for this later today. high temperatures and the low 90s. chance for a few thunderstorms below midnight. muggy conditions after that. we do have a little bit of good and bad news in the seven-day forecast. that news is that it will get even hotter as bwe code to the weekend. maybe approaching 100 on saturday. a strong cold front will go for on sunday. scattered thunderstorm
>> a report calls for increasing oyster sanctuaries and anti coaching efforts. maryland released an oyster restoration plan. a crucial meeting at the white house. >> and benjamin netanyahu sits down for talks with president obama. kate amara joins us live to explain why today's meeting is so important. >> good morning. last twonetanyahu's visits to the white house or a diplomatic bus. they hoped the third time is the charm. a photo op will be at the top of the agenda. today's meeting is seen as a chance to restart the relationship between barack obama and benjamin not to yell hope. tensions remain over the deadly raid flotilla. at least nine people were killed. the white house is downplaying any rift. talks with the palestinians and other bilateral issues be cracked the implication of the recent policy changes in gaza, regional security and ongoing proximity talks and the need to get to direct talks to correct the israelis and palestinians are only communicating through u.s. officials. direct talks depend on israel stopping all construction of west bank settlements. netanyahu said face-to-
conference is performance evaluations. how does this ideas it with administrators? it is called the maryland principles academy -- two days of trading designed to help new principles build leadership skills. they also get to share what they have in common, which was the case for these two principles. >> what battles do you tackle first? that's something i would like to ask. >> develop a vision or a signature connected to your community because the community will be the ones who allegedly support you through your mission. >> the state costco- superintendent shed light on a new evaluation program. here's what is being proposed -- 50% of the principles evaluation will be based in part on things like planning, preparation and professional responsibility. the other 50% would be based on student growth with a 30% of the input coming from the state and remaining 20% from the local school system. >> all of us are accountable, but the principle is the instructional leader. i have never been to a great school that didn't have a great principle. >> it's a proposal getting early support from some maryla
>>> now, good morning maryland at 9:00. >> july 1. can you believe it? >> on a day like today, it is beautiful outside. >> yesterday was just so nice. such a relief from that oppressive heat, it was great. >> here we are, july already. all right, calvert coming in here. we will talk about yesterday, the ground breaking at memorial stadium will put in a nice park for the kids to play. >> what do you think about that? >> i love it. all kids out there. we will bring back some of the memories and find out what is taking so long with cal getting hooked up with the orioles. >> everyone is wondering that. >> all right good. we are looking forward to that. also frances has been in here before. you're going to wish she was your grandparent. she is grandmother extraordinary. just got back from a trip from florida with three grandkids, which would be a wonderful thing to do. i loved spending time with my grandparents. when you are going on a small trip or big trip or if your grandchildren are coming to visit. great advice and how to have fun and enjoy it. >> and a look at the dog
morning news is hitting the road today. we are broadcasting live from poolesville, maryland from 6:00 to 10:00 as part of our hometown friday series. gurvir, steve, allison, tony, tucker, they are all going to be out there. if you are out near there, you may want to head over and see the crew. >> take them a bottle of water. >> it will be another hot day today. it will just continue and the temperatures will rise even higher as we move through into the weekend. let's start it off with a look at our weather headlines. we will put it all into officer spective for you. there is a heat advisory today and that is in effect from noon until 9:00 tonight. that is because, once we factor in the temperatures and the humidity, our heat in d.c. is going to be into the triple digits. it will feel like it is about 100 to 105 degrees or more. staying on the into the weekend as well. state, we get near 100 degrees and that is just for our temperature. we are watching tropical storm bonnie that actually formed last night. let's take a look at our current temperatures now. yesterday we were into th
>>> hot as an oven. maryland is baking in a heat wave. how bad will it get and how long will it last. >> i'm kai jackson and mary is off. it's a summer scorcher, it's not just uncomfortable, the temperatures are dangerous. and in centennial park, people made sure they had drinks in hand. outside, it's a hot day with clouds in addition to the heat, the air is dangerous because of smog. we're live with the first warning weather coverage and bernadette woods bern and bob turk are updating the souring numbers. >> by the way, five months ago today was the first of the big blizzards, by the way. we'll look at the temperatures. the last report at 99 degrees at dwi -- bwi and the dew point is 62 and 81 at ocean city and 87 and the heat index is still around 101 degrees. 92 at ocean city and 95 at oakland. it's about miserable everywhere accept on the water. and bernadette woods is joining us from, i guess a rather warm out back with a look at the heat. >>> well, it definitely is hot outside. as anyone knows. i want to show you tomorrow, temperatures a degree or two highier and
and that will be the case later this afternoon. the reader is just picking up a few sprinkles across western maryland. this batch of rain will miss us this morning. if we get enough sunshine, that will help to create instability that the atmosphere needs to greet thunderstorms later this afternoon. sunshine today is a bad thing. that means the more likely we will get some strong thunderstorms later on. it will be warm and humid. we put a 40% mark on that. of the storms that do developed, some will be strong to severe. a chance for a shower or thunderstorm tonight with temperatures dropping back into the 70's. very little will change for tomorrow. what is going to change as we head into the weekend is the core of the key to in midwest ohio valley will shift over to the mid atlantic. it will get hotter before it gets better by the time we get into the beginning of next week. low 90's today with a chance for a shower or thunderstorm. heat index will be over 100 on saturday. showers and thunderstorms late saturday and early sunday. we will get some lower the humidity levels and temperature will drop into
maryland." >> the first one is about controlling your temper. most people that start out, including myself, have issues with avenuer and how deal with that? >> but that's not all the iron man has up his sleeve. for months rumors have swirled about him taking apparition in the front office. he says fans think it's a no- brainer but it's not that simple. >> i'm having wonderful talks with mr. answer lows. i started thinking if i do come back the timing would be back in a couple years. the urgency of things that went wrong this year, start of the season, has kind of kicked that forward and -- >> when he retired he made a commitment to be there for his kids until they graduated high school. his daughter is in college but his son still has two years to go yet. >> well on the weather front kelly, what a fantastic looking day out there, this evening so pleasant, humidity low. i mean i heat to use this word, a little chilly perhaps by daybreak. take a look at some of the numbers right now. the outlying suburbs in the 60, 63 from frederick. take a look at york pa at 56 degrees right now. man that's
maryland. 95 to georgia you are all clear. 66 lanes are wide open out of manassas. and 395, just watch for that new traffic pattern crossing the 14th street bridge expect similar conditions yesterday. back to you. >>> dc's department of youth and rehabilitation services is undernew leadership this morning. mayor fenty has promoted the chief youth prosecutor to run the troubled agency. but as gary none berg tells us he may not keep the job for long. >> reporter: at the top of the list the march 30th drive by shooting of nine young people on south capitol street. the suspects had a history with, dyrs. and then in april the murder of brine, the suspect under the supervision of dyrs. last month dozens of polices were called in. mayor fenty got rid of the interim director in charge when that happened. >> the only down side to it it is long overdue. >> and replaced him with the chief youth prosecutor robert hilldom. >> he is without any question one of the foremost experts in juvenile affairs in the district of columbia the mother of rochelle jones killed in the drive by wants better managem
assignments, including executive protection. his latest assignment was with the maryland coordination and analysis center, reporting to federal, state, and local police agencies. >> a robbery in east baltimore ended with a storeowner opening fire. at around 5:00 tonight a robber demanded cash ed matthews food market. that is when the owner reportedly opened fire, but the robber got away. it is unclear if the suspect was hit. the fbi has snagged a serial bank robber they have been searching for since last month. he was picked up on saturday morning during an attempted robbery in hamilton. he demanded cash when the temblor hit the net -- a panic button and the police responded. this robbery would have been the seventh committed by randall. >> one of the first, -- 25-year- old derek maxy was killed outside of the american legion hall. a 15-year-old shot in the leg during the gunfire is recovering. police said they do not believe the victims knew each other. anyone with information is asked to call police. baltimore county police have released the name of a woman who died in their custody
-life threatening injuries. >> tonight, a lot of frustrrtion witt public transportation, in the state of maryland. marc train were strand fodhours, in 90-degreeeheat. this week a train from dc tt ballimore skipped a stop at oden tonight governor said thh state is spending a lot of money to fix those problems. >> here is our question of the3 day. do you trust public %-so far 33 percent say yes. 67 percent say nn. nicole writts on faceeook.franky behind a killlng machhne. car, plane, rain, tractor. whaaever. but another viewer defends tte workers, sort of. ú%ey are overworked under aid. so this will be happening a lot. >>>bob ehrlich is attacking the3 o'malley administration, for its response to the trouble with mass transit. one week after governor o'malley took this ride, on a marc train, ehrlich said ttat passengers still face naccepttble failures. %-riders addisory council..3for today the governor fired baak. >> governor ehrlich doesn't know much about government. never careddabout government..3 really ranked transit very, very low on hhs list of priorities even in easier times. i have surr
neighborhood. now, it's complete coverage. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >>> remembering steven pitcairn, the johns hopkins researcher stabbed to death in the village, the outpouring of emotion and the investigation into his killing. >> hello again, here is what people are talking about today. that service being packed with people and friends and lost ones who remember the smart young man who wanted to cure breast cancer and become a doctor to help other people. wjz's live, mike holmgren has reaction from florida where his family lives and the funeral is being held. good afternoon mike. >> reporter: good afternoon don. at his core those who knew steven said he was trusting and loving. he worked extensively with stem cells and wanted to find a cure for breast cancer. but all that promise was lost in an instant. the pain is fresh as loved ones remember steven pitcairn. the johns hopkins researcher murdered in charles village as he walked home from penn station. his family held a memorial for him yesterday in jupiter, florida, his funeral is today. >> we all know how steven died and it was
in arizona. illegal immigration is a maryland issue that's impacting the economy, education, healthcare and other areas. this week he's sending surveys to 500 candidates asking them if they support the arizona- style bill. he plans to post their answers on our website next month. >>> on the day when arizona's immigration law goes into effect the governor is scag federal appeals court to reinstate the original law. a judge stripped the arizona law of the most controversial provisions including requirements to check immigration status when enforcing other laws. immigrants requirement to carry papers at all times. >> federal government release from the court not do their job. >> federal government continues to argue immigration policy is federal responsibility. not that of the state. >>> now to important consumer alert. a new study suggests we are being expotioned to bba a cancer-causing chemical in paper receipts. environmental working groups found amount of bba in 40% of the pieces of paper tests were 250,000 times greater than product like canned food and baby go . s. the study named gi
's what people are talking about. >> the heat wave in maryland continues. and coupled with that humidity, it is downright hot out there today. wjz found many people drinking water to stay hydrated, even some people used an umbrella to stave off the beating sun. there we are. a live look outside right now, a heat advisory remains in effect. wjz has first warning weather coverage. mike hellgren has more on how the heat is affecting us. let's start with bob turk in the first warning weather center with the latest numbers. >> let's take a look. for the first time in sometime, we have a few showers and thundershowers that have popped up in a few lucky places. there you see them moving from northeast to southwest. the one, the closest i can find, between gettysburg and northwest of thurmont. another little batch south of d.c. not going to affect the maryland area. one other cell, pretty good cell near lancaster. may move into you folks in the area. hopefully we'll get some of this activity in the maryland area to give us a bit of relief. we still have an advisory in effect for this area in bal
maryland and culpeper. 79 fredericksburg but gaithersburg much more comfortable. 66 cumberland an oakland and maryland, garrett county 59 degrees. locally 70s out there with a few 60s. and gaithersburg at 68. looking at a good day with temperatures that will push 90. less humidity as we head to the afternoon. angie? >> traffic alert for you. traffic alert for you early on, as you would expect with weather conditions and the remnants we are dealing with this morning. new york avenue is closed in both directions. this is between first street northeast and northwest due to a fatal accident investigation. use florida over to rhode island to new jersey as your alternate. a lot of downed wires and downed trees in the area to report. the two biggies. maryland 212 as you go to the maps is closed and that is because of downed wires and then this is a downed tree on 410 that has the road closed cypress to glendale. we have many lights out throughout the region. 355 river road, your approaching a dark intersection treat it as a four-way stop. factor in extra minutes for the commute. we are expecting
in maryland. the discovery was made in the linthicum area of anne arundel county. weijia jiang has more. >> reporter: their small size makes them hard to notice. but their bite is impossible to ignore. mosquitoes. and for the first time this summer, researchers found a large pool of them are infected in anne arundel county. >> we've collected several mosquitoes that have shown to be positive for west nile virus. >> reporter: the dnr chief of mosquito control says that means there is a good chance it will soon spread to animals and people statewide, a fifth of whom will develop west nile fever n. 2001, 170 cases in humans have been confirmed, 20 of them fatalities. >> it's a disease that can kill you. and i worry about that for my family. >> reporter: part of protecting is identifying how widespread the virus is. >> reporter: here's how it works. shops like this are set up all across the state. carbon dioxide in this cooler, along with this light attracts the mosquitoes, which all ends up like this. >> reporter: technicians then test for affected locations four times a week. >> i'm just
. >>> coming up next here on fox 5 morning news, we're headed back to leonardtown, maryland for our home town friday. and tony and allison are learning about a little flair of french when we come back. ♪ ♪ >>> we're back. >> hey. how are you? >> and thank you. i ran down there, it was right down on fenwick. they hooked me up with some hair products. thank you so much. i love you. i'm serious. cindy hooked me up. >> allison has been asking the crowd, anybody have any hair products. and then i took matters into my own hands. >> we have in front of a fine french restaurant here in leonardtown, maryland for home town friday. and we're joined by chef -- i want to say this correctly. you are from france. >> i am from france. i'm from brittany. >> and this is chef lowice capay. >> that's correct. >> and how long have you been here? >> in leonardtown, ten years. >> and what brought you here. >> you'll be surprised. love. >> i saw your wife. i'm not surprised. >> i was talking about the town. >> where is his wife? >> carlene. >> carlene, may we see you. >> hi, carlene. >> is he okay? >> he's the b
have it bad in this heat, the animals at the maryland zoo in baltimore are sweating it out with you. zoo employees are keeping a close watch on all the animals, keeping them busy an providing cool treats every few days, like this giant popsicle that they have, they have been giving to elvis the otter, right there. good evening, i'm kelly swoope. >>> after days of sizzling heat temperatures near 1 # 0 address, could some really finally be on the way? we ask dwight everhart. >> step outside, you already feel the difference from the last several nights, the heat wave is breaking as we speak. it will improve, it follows into saturday. 83 downtown, 82 in annapolis, and 75 cool degrees over in dover, and spots like ocean city, awfully cool down on the eastern shore. good for those folks down that way. 94 was the high today at the inner harbor, frederick always the hot spot it seems this week, but still 6 degrees cooler than yesterday. a few clouds blowing in out of the east. a few storms staying well to our west. that likely changes by tomorrow, an early look at your forecast for tomorrow
southbound maryland 396. that road is currently closed at little falls parkway. >> the washington, d.c. region has just been ranked the best educated metropolitan area in the country. according to a new report released by the brookings institute. kristin fisher is crunching the numbers live for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, this study is based on 2008 census data from the top 100 metropolitan areas in the country. once again, what do you know? washington, d.c. is home to the smartest people in the entire country. not boston, not seattle, not san francisco, us. we'll break it down by the numbers. this is a list of the top 5 metropolitan areas what do you know, number one, washington, arlington, that entire dc metro area comes in at 47% of adults with bachelor degrees. so that means half of washingtonians have college degrees. numbers 2, 3, and 4, bridge port, connecticut, san jose and san francisco, clock in at 33, 34%. and you might think it would be higher up on the list. boston, cambridge, massachusetts, at 42%. i should point out that the washington area ranks numbe
on the beltway in maryland or virginia. 95, 395, checking in great. 66, as you head inbound, no delays reported fair oaks looks good. little bit of volume, everybody moving at speed at this point. no accidents or incidents to report. we have an accident reported in montgomery county and silver springs. fenton at new york, watch out for that. check of your fox 5 on time traffic. >>> to our big story this friday morning it's the news that residents along the gulf coast have been waiting for. bp has finally put a stop to the massive oil leak in the gulf of mexico. did it by capping the well. this crisis is still far from over. >> a look at the notorious spill cam says it all. the cloud of crude gushing in to the the gulf is gone. the question is will the cap hold without creating bigger problems. a sigh of relief along the gulf coast for you at lase. the ruptured deep sea oil well stopped gush for first time in three months. the company is conducting tests for the new con tapement cap. if everything goes according to pran, bp can continue the choke off the leak or at the very least send oil up to
the uva campus and maryland is in the spotlight. the public may soon learn more about the killing of yeardley love. denise. >> reporter: well, it's been nearly two months since yeardley love was found dead in her apartment and now, a judge is unsealing most of the search warrants in the case. the lacrosse player was 22 when she was killed and her former boyfriend was charged with the murder and he allegedly slammed her head against the wall. the document set to be released sent details from searches of two cars and the list of items in the student's apartments. >> she was a graduate of notre dame prep. >>> some of the miserable experiences for maryland rail commuters are sweltering heat. it all may pave the way for better rides across the country. here's more with alex demetrick. >> reporter: the horror stories of airplanes holding passengers for hours on end led for a bill of rights for travelers on air planes and now, they may have one for rail travelers. 900 travelers were trapped inside sweltering conditions. >> it was 107 degrees. >> it was terrible, it was traumatic. >> some
recreation center. that is 3310 gates december head manor way in silver spring, maryland near the briggs chaney road and route 29. the 311 call center has been activated and is available for nonemergency calls. the number is 311 if you are in montgomery county. outside of the county the number is 240-777-0311. jessica, back to you. >> thank you, kristin. >>> sky 9 is currently over a damaged apartment on cherry hill road. we are bringing you photos of that. you can see some of the road has been sheered off the complex. this is cherry hill road in college park. of course more damage from the storm we have been talking about a all morning. the live sky 9 pictures dramatic, giving us a sense of what we have been looking out throughout the area with the intense damage we have been seeing. trees down and in this case it was most likely wind damage that ripped the roof off of the complex. we will bring you more as we learn more about the situation. >>> the victim and a mother were in a minivan when a large tree toppled on them on sunday. rescue crews cut off the top of the vehicle to reach the
and muggy weather all over maryland tonight. a live look outside. still lots of clouds lingering after a day of rain showers. wjz is live with first warning weather. bob turk and meteorologist bernadette woods tracking weather for us. >>> still a few showers around. not a whole lot. a few areas getting even one or two very small thundershowers. a little light rain from newark to elkton. and the galena area. and we found this one little thundershower just along the mason-dixon line, heading down toward manchester, to the east of westminster. and a few light showers from tois towson -- from towson to the jarrettsville area. and one little cell popped up in northern montgomery county. that's headed toward western howard county. we're still not done totally with the rain. most areas will be dry. but until probably 7:00, 8:00, we'll have a few of these showers. speaking of these showers, bernadette woods with a few of the rainfall amounts we've seen. >> just in this last round of rain, not even the one from two nights ago. these are the numbers we're seeing 2.69 inches in towson. columbia, 2 1/2
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